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NYC to impose vaccine mandate on private sector employers

Dec. 06, 2021 09:46 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City employers will have to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for their workers under new rules announced Monday by Mayor Bill de Blasio. The vaccine mandate for private businesses will take effect Dec. 27 and is aimed at preventing a spike in...

New York City mayor says he is imposing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on private sector employers

Dec. 06, 2021 09:06 AM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City mayor says he is imposing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on private sector employers.

DoorDash employs full-time workers for fast delivery in NYC

Dec. 06, 2021 08:28 AM EST

Starting Monday, DoorDash is offering grocery delivery in 15 minutes or less in the Chelsea neighborhood in New York. But instead of the army of gig workers it typically relies on to fulfill orders, DoorDash is forming a new company — called DashCorps — to employ...

O'Neil, Miñoso, Hodges, Kaat, Oliva, Fowler get baseball HOF

Dec. 05, 2021 23:42 PM EST

Buck O'Neil never uttered a single word of bitterness or regret about not being elected to the baseball Hall of Fame. Till the end, he urged those who loved and rooted for him to do the same. Now, long after a near miss that left many wondering if he'd ever make it, they...

Blackhawks win 3-2 in SO; Islanders lose 11th straight game

Dec. 05, 2021 23:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Kane scored the only goal in the shootout and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Islanders 3-2 Sunday night, sending New York to its 11th straight loss overall and its sixth straight setback its new arena. Kane beat Semyon Varlamov with Chicago’s...

NYCFC outlasts Union 2-1 to reach 1st MLS Cup final

Dec. 05, 2021 19:06 PM EST

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Sean Johnson high-stepped his way up the stairs at the back of a makeshift stage as his New York City FC teammates parted to let the standout goalie slide through the gap. He crouched and then burst straight up with the MLS Eastern Conference...

Williams carries Hartford past St. Francis 68-55

Dec. 05, 2021 18:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Austin Williams had 22 points as Hartford broke its season-opening seven-game losing streak, defeating St. Francis of Brooklyn 68-55 on Sunday. Williams shot 10 for 13 from the floor. He added nine rebounds. Hunter Marks had 16...

Balanc scores 31 to carry Quinnipiac past Manhattan 90-73

Dec. 05, 2021 17:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Balanc had a career-high 31 points as Quinnipiac topped Manhattan 90-73 in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference contest on Sunday. Balanc shot 4 for 6 on 3-pointers and shot 13 for 15 from the line. Savion Lewis had 18 points...

More omicron detected as hospitals strain under delta surge

Dec. 04, 2021 23:56 PM EST

New York announced three more cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus Saturday, bringing the number of state cases linked to the new variant to eight. “The omicron variant is here, and as anticipated we are seeing the beginning of community spread," state...

LaVine, DeRozan lead Bulls to 111-107 win over Nets

Dec. 04, 2021 23:50 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Bulls were down, but not out. Behind Zach LaVine’s 31 points and DeMar DeRozan’s 29, 13 in the fourth quarter, Chicago overcame a double-digit deficit in the second half to beat the Brooklyn Nets 111-107 on Saturday night. ...